Online Nomination Process
Students nominated for the scholarship must be enrolled full-time pursuing an associates, bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree for the Fall 2013 semester.
Nominees must demonstrate leadership qualities, maintain high academic achievement, serve as a role model for other students, and exhibit cultural involvement.
Nominations may be submitted via mail (postmarked by June 15, 2013) or using the electronic form provided below.
Nominations should include the following documents:
One-page statement written by nominee highlighting educational and community achievement.
Biographical information giving examples of nominee's work (a resume is acceptable).
Two letters of recommendation (one from nominator and the second from someone other than a family member).
Photo of nominee (in color, head shot only). Please either send a photo or submit a high resolution (300 dpi) jpeg file.
Current official transcripts and Fall 2013 class schedule. Seniors graduating from high school, please submit college acceptance letter and Fall 2013 class schedule.
Other supporting documentation may be included (i.e., copies of awards, articles, etc.).
If submitting nomination via US mail, please send to NIEA, 110 Maryland Avenue, NE, Suite 104, Washington, DC 20002 postmarked by June 15, 2013. Overnight packages may also be sent.